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on "world news," our exclusive with the create irv of "harry potter" she cracked the code for what kids want. has she done it again? this time for adults. [ mujahid ] there was a little bit of trepidation, not quite knowing what the next phase was going to be, you know, because you been, you know, this is what you had been doing. you know, working, working, working, working, working, working. and now you're talking about, well you know, i won't be, and i get the chance to spend more time with my wife and my kids. it's my world. that's my world. ♪ that's my world. and every day since, two years ago, the people of bp made a commitment to the gulf. we've worked hard to keep it. bp has paid over twenty-three billion dollars to help people and businesses who were affected, and to cover cleanup costs. today, the beaches and gulf are open for everyone to enjoy -- and many areas are reporting their best tourism seasons in years. we've shared what we've learned with governments and across the industry so we can all produce energy more safely. i want you to know, there's another commitment bp takes
. >> it will cost 5-dollar a month. and 10-dollar as day to use them. >> made rich and famous by the harry potter series is about to bring you a new novel. >> wait until you hear how the mom gets him to stop crying. here'spproach. prop thirty-eight sends billions in new education dollars straight to our local schools, and guarantees the politicians can't touch it. thirty-eight will restore the education cuts from sacramento. so remember this number. thirty-eight. in-wash scent boosters, here with my favorite new intern, jimmy. mmm! fresh! and it's been in the closet for 12 weeks! unbelievable! unstopables! i'll show you how! ♪ just shake them into the washer i can't believe this lasts 12 weeks! neither can they. so you're going on tour to prove it. downy unstopables. follow jimmy's unstopables tour for free samples on downy.com. . >>> the recent calm was broken as interest were clashes with police. new home sales fell 3% in august. and the median price of homes sold during the montrose by a record amount. taking a look at the big board. the dow down by 33. s&p down six. >>> fans of harry potter
.k. rowling has left the magic and the wizardry of harry potter behind to write a novel for adults. has already created a stir because of its extensive use of language that is definitely not suitable for children. she speaks to our editor about what inspired her to write for an older audience. >> j.k. rowling is perhaps the most famous living writer in the world. she is certainly one of the richest. having sold over four hundred 50 million copies of her harry potter books worldwide, now she is opening a new chapter in her literary life with her first novel and that an adult audience. why the change? >> i did not sit down to write this novel. i had nothing to prove. i do not mean that in an arrogant way. i certainly don't mean i think i cannot improve as a writer, but harry potter truly liberated me in the sense that there is only one reason to right now, for me. >> the story is set in a small english town, a community riven with hate and prejudice. >> to have any experience is that you project on to your characters, trying to numb the pain? >> i would not want to go there too much, but
. >>> the author of the "harry potter" series has a new book out. >>> and how much are you spending on tricks and treats this year? a survey shows halloween could get more spooky and expensive. >> to join our conversation, join us on nbc bay area on facebook. lots of prepaid cards come pre-filled with problems. enough is enough. introducing the chase liquid reloadable card. with chase liquid, there's no waiting and no fee to activate you can load cash and checks at any chase depositfriendly atm and there are no withdrawal fees at over 17,500 chase atms all for one flat fee of $4.95 per month. get rid of prepaid problems. get chase liquid. >>> welcome back. i can tell you a lot of book fans will be happy about this one. j.k. rowling will have a new book on store shelves on thursday. 2 million copies is not a lot for the final "harry potter" novel. it sold 5 million copies in ten days in the u.s. rowling kept the plot of the book under wraps, but described it as a rural comedy of manor that has taken on the state of the social themes and builds it into a black melodrama. >>> the first six month
four hundred 50 million copies of her harry potter books worldwide, now she is opening a new chapter in her literary life with her first novel and that an adult audience. why the change? >> i did not sit down to write this novel. i had nothing to prove. i do not mean that in an arrogant way. i certainly don't mean i think i cannot improve as a writer, but harry potter truly liberated me in the sense that there is only one reason to right now, for me. >> the story is set in a small englishn t, a community riven with hate and prejudice. >> to have any experience is that you project on to your characters, trying to numb the pain? >> i would not want to go there too much, but i have had my issues. i certainly have mental health issues. i have been depressed. my teenage years, i had issues with anxiety. >> you gave a very moving account of what happened to you. do you think it will change anything? >> i passionately believe in freedom of the press, but having been on the receiving end of some dubious legal behavior, how do we knock this out? i don't know. i hope and pray it does change th
. >>> and it has been five years now since jk rowling published the final installment of her harry potter series, and she's back with her first novel for adults. a lot of adults read those harry potter books. this one's called "the casual vacancy." it hits stores today with 2 million copies ready to go. it's the largest print run for the book group whose little brown imprint is publishing the book in the u.s. guys, it is already number two on amazon. and from what i hear, harry potter, very clean cut. this one's a little bit racy. >> that's right. i remember a quote she said that i can't repeat on morning television. i love the harry potter books. i will definitely be reading this one. >>> take a look here. this is called the extreme deep field. nasa combined ten years of hubble space telescope pictures to create this image. scientists say it allows us to get our deepest view of the universe ever and reveals 5,500 galaxies, some of which are billions of light years away. some of the galaxies pictured are 1/10,000,000,000 of the brightness the human eye can see. >> that's going to be my new scree
in those photos, by the way. >>> the celebrated author in the harry potter phenomenon, out with an adult novel. i should say a novel for adults. j.k. rowling. >> thank you, george. she's talking to cynthia mcfadden. >>> we have "modern family," taking over "gma." all week. today. >> it's emmy winner julie bowen. she's here. and i understand, so is her emmy dress. we can distusz that couture gown. >> chartreuse took over the red carpet. >> are you playing a drinking game with chartreuse? >> we've got to commit. that's all. >>> a lot coming up. we have to shift gears right now. a story we've been following out of georgia. a bizarre murder trial, where a convicted stalker is defending himself against charges that he murdered the roommate of his stalking target. waseem daker called his first witness yesterday. and steve osunsami is covering it from the courthouse. >> about your son, nick? i'm sorry i have to ask that, sir. do you need a minute? >> of course, not. >> reporter: in this crowded georgia courtroom, there were more tears tuesday, this time from the ex-husband of karmen smith, the
to writing about the world of harry potter. >> and berkeley becoming a stage 4 diversity. coming up. >> and first here is a look at what is ahead on abc world news. >> tonight everyone in the bay area should know there are hundreds of thousands of holiday jobs available right now and counting. we're going to tell you who is hiring, how much and who gets to keep the job throughout the year. also want healthier kids? but there are pictures of open rebellion underway against vegetables. the secretary of agriculture facing off with the kids.ña >>> writer jkrowling is not ruling out another book set. the long waited first book for adults couldn't be more different. >> it's about secrets and conflicts in a seemingly idealic town. and she said she wrote about some of her own troubled experiences. >> and the book sold a million copies before hitting shelf autos i think she talks about her obsessive compulsive disorder in this book. very different from harry potter. >> yes. >> shakespeare said all of the world is a stage. sunday it becomes a stage filled with diversity. >> there is a now do
? we visit with the woman behind harry potter. inside the pages of her new book, jk recalling. --. >> k rolling. modern family week continues today it is julie bowen, she is slightly tremendous, terrific. stick around for it all, right here on "good morning america" >> swilling with allegation ares, your kids that's not a metaphor, right? >> no. eric, you know it is morning television, we tend to be metaphor-free. it is kids swimming with alligators. it will all make sense, promise. >> we will go nowhere, see you later. >>> more news now happening right now anti-austerity protests underway in greece. 50,000 are hitting the streets in athens protesting government cutbacks. greece's two largest unions called today's strike. fire and smoke can be seen, right now 3,000 police guards are standing guard. greece has promised the european union 15 billion dollars worth of spending cuts over the next two years. the government has in order to secure aid to avoid default but unpopular among the populous. >>> iranian president mahmoud ahmadinejad is set to address the united nations 7:30 our time t
to return to writing for young people. her harry potter series made her the world's most successful living author. she repeatedlied -- repeatedly said she would not write another book about the young wizard. >>> watch how this baby's mom getting him to calm down. >> look how cute he is. his mother, amy says this trick works every time. the video has over 400,000 views. he's screaming like mad. she puts down the phone and she plays the starbucks theme. >>> a million visitors coming to the bay area. when we'll have a perfect storm of big events drawing big crowds at san francisco. >>> an idaho fisherman discovered a human finger in the mouth of a fish. idaho police fingerprinted it. after running it through a database, they were able to locate the man who lost four of his fingers at that lake in a wake boarding accident. >> everyone asks me were you able to get the fingers back and put them back on. i'm like, no, they couldn't -- we couldn't find them. they are fish food. that's what i have told people. >> at first he said he didn't want the finger back but now he's talking to his doctor to
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